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Spooky Smokies: Haunted Places & Smoky Mountain Legends

October 6, 2020

Smoky Mountain legends and ghost stories are not in short supply. The region's history is thick with tales passed down from the Cherokee people, early settlers of Cades Cove, and m...

Jump, Climb & Play Your Way Through TopJump Pigeon Forge

September 24, 2020

TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena is a great place to burn off energy and have a blast on the Pigeon Forge Parkway. When you walk through the door, you'll be amazed by all the...

9 Things to Do in Pigeon Forge in the Winter Season

September 22, 2020

When winter weather strikes, Pigeon Forge comes alive with tons of family-friendly ways to enjoy the cold weather. Here are 9 things to do in Pigeon Forge in the winter time rangin...

Top 10 Things To Do At Anakeesta Gatlinburg

August 24, 2020

Anakeesta is a can't-miss attraction in Gatlinburg Tennessee. It's a theme park located high above the town in the Great Smoky Mountains. From the park, you'll see incredible views...

Explore The Elkmont Ghost Town

August 17, 2020

You may have heard of Elkmont campground, one of the most frequently visited and used campgrounds in the Smoky Mountains, but did you know that just steps away from the campsites y...

Fire Towers & Lookout Points In The Smoky Mountains

July 28, 2020

Fire towers, or lookout towers, are tall buildings typically located on mountain summits or other high vantage points in order to maximize the range of vision over a large area of ...

Interpretive Trails & Historic Hikes in the Smokies

July 27, 2020

The Great Smoky Mountains are a great place to bask in nature and explore the great outdoors. But did you know the majestic mountains are also home to many learning opportunities? ...

Gaps, Balds, Bunions, Knobs: Best Views In The Smoky Mountains

July 23, 2020

The best views in the Smoky Mountains are not hard to find if you're up for a little exercise. The national park is home to some of the most beautiful terrain in the country. And t...

Mt. LeConte Hikes: 6 Trails To Reach The Summit

July 22, 2020

Mt. LeConte is the third highest peak in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a popular hiking destination. There are actually 6 trails suitable for a Mt LeConte hike, and t...

Smoky Mountain Waterfall Hikes

July 21, 2020

The Smoky Mountains have some of the best waterfalls in Tennessee. Great for summertime, these waterfall hikes in the Smoky Mountains are great destinations to cool off. While not ...

Wildflower Trails in the Great Smoky Mountains

July 21, 2020

Wildflower trails in the Smokies are not in short supply. From flame azaleas to rhododendrons, the Great Smoky Mountains are filled with so many glorious types of wildflowers. Chec...

Smoky Mountain Hikes With Views

July 21, 2020

Smoky Mountain hikes with views are abundant in the national park. Some aren't too difficult to reach; others are not for the faint of heart. Hikes with views ranging from mountain...

Stroller Friendly Hiking Trails In The Smokies

July 21, 2020

Believe it or not, there are a few stroller friendly trails for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We've talked about kid friendly hiking trails in the past, but th...

Smoky Mountain Llama Treks: A New Way To Experience The Smokies

July 15, 2020

We all know that the Smoky Mountains are a great place to take a hike on your vacation. Maybe you've hit the trails just a couple times, or you're a seasoned hiker with hundreds of...

All About The Apple Barn In Pigeon Forge

June 30, 2020

Most visitors to Pigeon Forge have heard of The Apple Barn. This delightful collection of shops and dining is situated in The Apple Barn Village, just off the parkway on Apple Vall...

Smith Creek Moonshine Recipes: 12 Drinks & Shots To Try This Summer

June 17, 2020

When it comes to Tennessee moonshine, we know there are plenty of delicious flavors to choose from. These moonshine recipes highlight some of our favorite flavors amongst the crowd...

If You Like Dollywood, You Might Also Like

June 8, 2020

We all love a great day at Dollywood and Dollywood Splash Country. The Dollywood rides are a blast, and these parks are packed full of fun for visitors to enjoy, but if a trip to D...

River Rat Tubing In The Smoky Mountains

June 2, 2020

It's going to be a hot, fun summer here in Pigeon Forge. When you visit, you'll want to plan some time on the water to cool down. What better way to enjoy the river than on a fun f...

Easy Hikes In The Smoky Mountains

May 5, 2020

Hiking is a fun activity for any visitor to the Smokies, regardless of experience level. If you're brand new to exploring the National Park or you are looking for a quick and easy ...

Scavenger Hunt: Test Your Knowledge Of These Top Spots In The Smokies

April 13, 2020

You’ve tested your knowledge on all things Dolly Parton with our How Well Do You Know Dolly? Quiz and you’ve proven yourself as a mountain expert with our game of Smoky Mountai...